Abu Dhabi Police have geared up its preparation for the forthcoming gulf cup 18 which will be held in Abu Dhabi during the beginning of January 2007.
As part of its preparation two teams of officers were send to Germany this year to get them acquainted with the safety and security arrangements done for the world cup this year. Eleven officers were send to Qatar to see such arrangements made for the ongoing Aisad there.
Lt.Col.Khalifa Butti Al Shamsi,director of the training department at the human resource directorate of the General headquarters said that many such trainings and expertise exchange programs have been made with the German,French,UK,Switzerland and south African Police and other security departments
The training programs included the central operations control, VIPsecurity, safety requirements, managing crowd and meeting emergency situations.60 Police personnel’s from the traffic department have been given the special training for the presidential escort he added.